Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V58.32
Encounter for removal of sutures
  • Short description: ATTN REMOVAL OF SUTURES.
  • ICD-9-CM V58.32 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V58.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM V58.32.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V58.32: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Removal of staple done
  • Removal of staples
  • Removal of suture done
  • Removal of sutures
  • Staple removal
  • Suture removal
Applies To
  • Encounter for removal of staples
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V58.32 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z48.02 Encounter for removal of sutures
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V58.32:
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